|Medicare Part B costs|
|In 2021, you will pay:|
|Monthly premium||$148.50 if your annual income is below $87,000 ($174,000 for couples). People with high incomes have a higher Part B premium.|
|Doctor and other medical services||20% if your provider accepts assignment. If your provider does not accept assignment, federal law allows them to charge up to 15% above Medicare’s approved amount.|
|Outpatient hospital care||Coinsurance or copayment (copay) that can be no higher than the Part A hospital deductible ($1,484 in 2021)|
|Home health care||Nothing|
|Clinical diagnostic lab services||Nothing|
|Other diagnostic tests and x-rays||20% (Copies of x-rays are not covered.)|
|Diabetes self-management supplies (glucose monitors, lancets, test strips)||20%|
|Durable medical equipment (e.g. wheelchairs, hospital beds)||20%|
|Physical therapy services||20%|
|Outpatient mental health services||20%|
|Annual Wellness Visit||Nothing|
|Preventive care||You pay nothing for many preventive care services that are recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. There may be copays and deductibles for some preventive services.|
The above chart includes common services and items covered by Medicare. It is not a complete list.
Medicare does not cover all health care services.